Category Archives: animals

A Contemplative Life = It’s That time of Year – Share a Moment

This is a the time of year we come together to share a meal and be grateful for the many gifts of kinship, love and friendship. Continue reading

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Bumble Bee and Evening Primrose Flower = A Glimpse at the Bee Universe

At the Lyndale Lake Harriet Rose Garden the Evening Primrose flowers grow on long stalks. Their yellow petals and red centers attracted this Bumble bee and luckily this photo caught the moment. The bees are so quick in their work, … Continue reading

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Saturday in the Lyndale Gardens = Lake Harriet Rose Garden – August Paradise

While the drought caused havoc for the farmers in Minnesota, the flower garden at Lake Harriet has flourished. The rains came yesterday and here’s some of what I saw today. This Saturday the Monarch butterflies were plentiful. The roses were … Continue reading

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In the future everything will be commodified… A Contemplative Life

Yup, It’s come to this. I counted the number of commercials on the national news station in one interval. There were eleven commercials in a montage where the viewer Continue reading

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A Bright Sunny Day = Getting Hitched – A Wedding in the Hood by

On my way out for an errand, I was pleasantly held up by a horse drawn carriage going for a short stroll. Over the years I have seen many wedding parties that are held in a former mansion across from … Continue reading

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